2011 Maruti Suzuki Kizashi Review

The latest masterpiece from Maruti-Suzuki is the new Kizashi crossover; a truly inspiring car combining the very best of sporty sedans that you can buy.

The new 2011 Suzuki Kizashi is equipped with lots of performance-oriented features and top notch safety amenities; it is available in two trims – GTS and SLS.


Both the trims are provided with Sport Aero and Sport Suspension, and FWD for better pickup and easy pull of the vehicle, giving it great overall performance and amazing fuel economy also. The front-wheel-drive version comes with manual transmission, while optional six-speed CVT, while the AWD version comes only with CVT.

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The great value car comes in wide range of SE, S, SLS and GTS trims, engendered with a seriously good 4-Cylinders engine with displacement of 2.4-liters. The engine gives an enormous power to this car at 185 horsepower magnitude with manual transmission, which reduces to 180hp with the CVT.


The interior is fashioned by a sporty bucket seat and the exterior is loaded with projector lamps for clear visibility. The car is designed with great experience to give customers the best they can have at $19269.

Maruti Suzuki Kizashi in India

It’s one of the luxury crossovers of its own kind, and has become fairly popular in India. The car has innovative features like keyless entry and one button push ignition.

The tire pressure monitoring system gives great assistance to the driver to check tire pressures while the car is moving. The audio system is very nice and gives hip-hop mood to you as it is presented to you by Rockford-Fostage. The plush leather interior and heated power seats give you a luxury ride. The connectivity features include the hands free Bluetooth which you can use for calling while driving.

Maruti Suzuki Kizashi Specs

Here are the Maruti Suzuki Kizashi specs at a glance –

• MPG: 20 City / 29 Hwy
• Market Price: $19,269 in US & 18lakhs in India
• Base engine: 2.4L I4
• Horsepower: 185 hp @ 6500 rpm
• Torque: 170 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
• Drive type: FWD
• Turning radius: 18 inches

On the whole, it’s a fantastic crossover, but sadly in the Indian market, there are better options like Ford Endeavor, and superior sedans like Honda Accord.